# MERLOT Materials

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#### PhET - Physics Education Technology... PhET - Physics Education Technology at the University of Colorado

A collection of simulations and virtual labs focusing on first-year college physics.  PhET provides fun, interactive,... see more

#### JAVA Optics Course

JavaOptics is an ensemble of teaching resources for Physical Optics at university level as part of physics or optics and... see more

#### Optics Bench Physlet

Applet simulates an optical bench, including lenses, mirrors, and aperatures.

Illustrates mixing of RGB colors.

This activity lets you experiment with color addition from virtual lightsources which produce red, green, and blue light.... see more

#### Color Temperature

This tutorial explores the effect of raising the temperature of a blackbody radiator. The example is a black pot that can... see more

#### Concave Lens (Physics)

Illustrates light through a concave lens. Can change the x-coordinate of the obbject.

#### Convex Lens (Physics)

Illustrates light through a convex lens. Can change the x-coordinate of the obbject.

#### Convex Mirrors

A tutorial that demonstrates simple image reflection of an object with a convex mirror. The visitor can adjust the... see more

#### Finding Patterns

Build a pattern to complete a sequence of patterns. Study a sequence of three patterns of squares in a grid and build the... see more

#### Mirror Reflection from Two Plane... Mirror Reflection from Two Plane Mirrors

Rays of lights are reflected from the mirror, each ray satisfying the law of reflection.

#### Physics Java Applets

A collection of physics java applets illustrating concepts in mechanics, light and waves, electricity and magnetism, and... see more

#### Polarization of Light

This tutorial allows visitors to interactively block or pass light waves by controlling the alignment of polarizers with... see more

#### Radio Waves & Electromagnetic Fields

This applet illustrates the propagation of electromagnetic fields from a transmitter to a receiver

#### Refractive Index Effects on Bi-Convex... Refractive Index Effects on Bi-Convex Lenses

This tutorial explores how changes in the refractive index of a lens material affects the focal point of the lens. It... see more

#### Second Semester Simulations

A complete set of simulations for the second semester of a college level physics class.

#### Subtractive Colors

This allows users to experiment with color subtraction from virtual paints which produce cyan, yellow, and magenta spots.... see more

#### The Spectrum Applet

This applet demonstrates how a spectrum is related to the perceived color.

#### University Physics: ActivPhysics... University Physics: ActivPhysics OnLine

Interactive tutorials based on simulations involving all topics in introductory physics.  This is developed to support... see more

#### Fourier Synthesis (Physics)

Demonstrates Fourier Synthesis. Can modulate value of fourier functions and magnitude both graphical and auditory.

#### 2-d Oscillation Applet

A highly flexible 2-d wave simulator. Using a grid that continuously solves the 2-d wave equation, this applet allows the... see more

#### Accommodation

This Macromedia ShockWave applet illustrates the principle of accommodation in the eye. The user adjusts the distance... see more

#### Airy Pattern Basics

The three-dimensional diffraction pattern formed by a circular aperture near the focal point in a well-corrected... see more